Jennifer Johnson

photoJennifer Johnson is the Washington, DC-based Policy Advisor for the Southern Border Communities Coalition.  Prior to joining the SBCC, Jenny was the Senior Policy Associate for the Latin America Working Group’s Mexico & U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Program where she engaged in advocacy to promote human rights and address migration and border militarization issues in the region, with a particular focus on migrants in transit.  Her focus on U.S.-Mexico issues started at BorderLinks in Nogales, Arizona and Sonora where she taught experiential education seminars on the impact of immigration, enforcement and economic policy on the U.S.-Mexico border region.  Jenny has a B.A. in Peace & Global Studies from Earlham College and an MPH from the University of Arizona.